Finance & Accounting for Office Administrator & Secretaries

Course Objectives

  • Develop the skills and knowledge required in support of their personal development and roles within their organizations
  • Appreciate the importance of the accounting and finance function with regard to its links with every part of the organization, and its suppliers, customers, shareholders, lenders, and society in general
  • Develop a clear understanding of finance and accounting terminology thereby allowing them to make a valuable contribution to the workplace in meetings or in a supportive role
  • Develop a clear understanding of accounting methods including:
  • bookkeeping
  • preparation of financial statements (Profit & Loss Account, Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statements(
  • basic interpretation of financial statements

Who Can Benefit

  • Secretaries, office administrators
  •  Personal assistants
  •  Executive assistants
  •  Administrative professionals
  • Administration support staff

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Finance and Accounting
  • What is Finance and what are the major sources of Long-term and Short-term finance?
  • What is Accounting and the differences between Financial Accounting and Management Accounting?
  • Bookkeeping – Recording Financial Transactions
  • Depreciation – the various methods and their impact on profit
  • The Financial Statements
  • Preparing basic financial statements – the Profit & Loss Account Income Statement - the Balance Sheet and the Cash Flow Statement
  • Key elements – Defined and Explained
  • Profit
  • Revenue & Capital Expenditure
  • Assets – Fixed & Current
  • Liabilities – Current & Long-term
  • Working Capital
  • Net Worth
  • Profit and Cash – what is the difference?
  • Annual Reports & Accounts
  • Basic Evaluation of Financial Statements
  • Basic Ratio Analysis in order to assess performance:
  • Profitability
  • Liquidity
  • Operating
  • Gearing
  • The Cash Flow Cycle and Working Capital
  • Valuing a company – Book Value versus Market Value
  • Costing & Budgeting
  • What is the Cost of Production – Marginal and Total Costing Explained
  • FIFO; LIFO and AVCO Explained
  • Marginal Costing and Break-Even Analysis
  • What-if Analysis
  • Budgets
  • The Benefits & Limitations of Budgets
  • The Essential Features of Budgets
  • Types of Budgets
  • Basic forecasting techniques
  • Preparing a departmental budget
  • Comparing actual performance with the budget
  • Variance Analysis


Code Courses Title Date Venue Price Request
OP03 Finance & Accounting for Office Administrator & Secretaries
26 Jan to 30 Jan 2019 cairo Contact us
27 Apr to 30 Apr 2019 Istanbul Contact us
27 Jul to 31 Jul 2019 Dubai Contact us
26 Oct to 30 Oct 2019 Sharm El-Sheikh Contact us

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